[Suggestion] Change wording from YOUR towards MY

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erich37

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I would suggest to change the wording from "YOUR" towards "MY" on the following:

- Your Account
- Your Content
- Your Notifications
- Your News Feed
etc.

it is much more intuitive when it reads:
- My Account
- My Content
- My Notifications
- My News Feed
etc.
 

James

Well-known member
My makes it sound personal. "Your" makes it sound like they're talking to you... though XF is a pretty amazing piece of software that does talk to you ;)
 

Nick

Well-known member
Personally I'd have neither and just have Account, News Feed, Notifications, etc.

After all "Watched Threads" isn't "Your Watched Threads" ;)
Facebook does this with some things: "Profile", "Account", "Account settings".... but then there's "Edit my profile".
 

Brogan

XenForo moderator
Staff member
Which is why personally I would just drop all the "your", "my", etc.

If it doesn't relate to you or your account then just prefix it with something like "all" or "everyone's".
 

Russ

Well-known member
I think of it more as the forum is telling you, "Your Content", "Your news feed" ect :)

I'm sure it wouldn't be hard to customize when it launches to you're liking.
 

Lawrence

Well-known member
I like "your", it makes sense as you are reading choices that you can make.

Either way works, though.
 

Kier

XenForo developer
Staff member
It was a conscious decision on our part to use 'your' rather than 'my' throughout XenForo. Most importantly, we do it consistently.

If you fancy a giggle, look at Facebook's main login/signup page for some serious your/my confusion.
 

Quillz

Well-known member
Personally I'd have neither and just have Account, News Feed, Notifications, etc.

After all "Watched Threads" isn't "Your Watched Threads" ;)
I agree with this. I don't think any sort of personal branding is needed.
 

Disjunto

Well-known member
It was a conscious decision on our part to use 'your' rather than 'my' throughout XenForo. Most importantly, we do it consistently.

If you fancy a giggle, look at Facebook's main login/signup page for some serious your/my confusion.
yeah, as long as it is used consistently, both work fine. If you start using whatever feels right at the time things get confusing :)
 
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